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AL-DOT continues I-59 work

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AL-DOT's work on Interstate 59 from State Route 3 (U.S. 31/ EB Stephens Expressway) to north of the I-20 Interchange continues.  Crews are improving the section with a concrete pavement rehab project to improve   The work began at the southbound Messer Airport Highway exit ramp and required combining two lanes of traffic. 
According to a news release, "the next phase will require the closure of the two southbound (inside) lanes from the Tallapoosa Street exit ramp to the intersection of the Elton B. Stephens Expressway. A 24/7 lane closure for the inside lane will be in place for the duration of this phase. The second lane closure will be from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. on weekdays and 10 p.m. on Fridays until 6 a.m. on Mondays."
It could take 5 to 6 weeks to complete the work, but once the southbound side is done, the same work will  begin on the northbound side, around November 2014.   The entire project should be finished August 2015.
For further information, visit www.dot.state.al.us.
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